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Eaton Canyon

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Address: 1750 N Altadena Dr, Pasadena, CA 91107-1046
09:00 - 17:00
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Good place to hike

The place is pretty popular for people to hike, however I don't think this place is the safest, (not because there've been stupid people who doesn't have the best judgement and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The place is pretty popular for people to hike, however I don't think this place is the safest, (not because there've been stupid people who doesn't have the best judgement and hurt themselves badly or require rescue) the path could get narrow and slippery with the dirt. Has nice view though, just have to be careful that's all.

Thank Miumiu1985
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Eaton Canyon is a beautiful place- the only problem is that a lot of people agree. I went on a Sunday morning and it was way too crowded. I found it difficult to get close to nature when your surrounded by herds of people. Recommend trying a weekday or off season visit.

Thank Alicia S
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great walk to the falls. You had to cut across streams using stepping stones and branches. It was really relaxing and fun. You had to concentrate on your footing so this forces you to relax think and be in the moment. We had lots of fun watching people getting there trainers wet by accident. Glamour Photo shoot was happening when... More 

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North Royalton, Ohio
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Large parking area and overflow parking at the nature center. It gets crowded on the weekends. Easy canyon trail with access up to Henninger Flat and beyond. The hiking trail to Eaton Canyon Falls is rocky and you cross over the river many times. Once you reach the end of this winding trail you see the falls cascading off the... More 

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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I love nature and waterfalls. We frequently visit Hawaii for that reason. We were so happy that Eaton Canyon, although not Hawaii, exists in our backyard. We took our three year old with us for the hike. The hike is 5.5 miles round trip. You cross many creeks filled with cold water from the recent rains. It's... More 

Thank Hxa0063
Pasadena, California
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

Located just north of Pasadena towards the San Gabriel Mountains is Eaton Canyon park. A wonderful natural escape from the hustle and bustle of modern civilization. A beautiful hiking trail is well executed leading to a waterfall at its end. It features campgrounds, wildlife as well as a fully staffed nature reserve and visitors center.

Thank dmasu2005
Pasadena, California
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is Southern California at it's best. Ten minuets from downtown Pasadena to the open quiet wilderness of nature. If you love nature, you'll love Eaton Canyon.

Thank dpeaster
Westerly, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

Not a difficult hike but lots of streams to cross so wear waterproof boots or prepare to get wet! Just over 2 miles to get to the waterfall . Was very busy on Christmas Day - would like to return when it is less crowded.

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Pasadena, California
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Reviewed 18 December 2016

This is an easy hike a few miles to the end of the canyon where you will find a beautiful waterfall and pool to enjoy. Mentor through trees and over rocks. Northing difficult.

Thank PilotMichael
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

The Eaton Canyon trail is obviously popular as evidenced by the number of people who visit. Not only is there a lot of foot traffic, but it is quite noisy -- some people even bring their own music and blast it from their backpack. So if you are hoping to be one with nature and enjoy the quiet beauty of... More 

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